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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Friendly relaxed hosts. Rooms clean and tidy, with a fantastic morning view. Bedroom is to the rear away from any road noise - not that there was much. Shower pressure was a bit lacking but I would stay again - the position and hosts well...More

Thank Chris_NZL
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks for your great review. We'll certainly get that shower looked at and hope to see you here again. Cheers, Steve.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

Old school small complex in a top spot immediately adjacent to the harbour. Also just a gentle stroll to the local shops, restaurants etc. Roomy and well maintained, very relaxing vibe due to the close proximity of the water. Steve is a great host and...More

1  Thank KiwiRanger1960
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 22 February 2017

Great feedback KiwiRanger, much appreciated. Hope to see you back sooner rather than later. Cheers, Steve

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Right on the waterfront to observe all the action. Very well presented older style motel unit with everything provided - even ice in the deep freeze. This seems to be a failing with most New Zealand accomodation units that ice is not available on hand...More

Thank Mervyn N
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 16 February 2017

Thanks Mervyn, just glad to be of service. We aim to be comfortable, not corporate. Cheers, Steve.

Reviewed 14 December 2016

We drove into Mangonui on Guy Fawkes night and luckily stopped at the first motel we came across. The managers Steven and Valerie were very welcoming even though it was late and we were delighted with the size and comfort of the unit. The views...More

Thank annatantau
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 16 December 2016

Just happy to be of service. Pleased you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to your re-visit. Cheers, Steve.

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Fabulous stay in this boutique motel. Location, location, location with views to die for. Lovely large unit spotlessly clean and although older style Steve and Valerie have added new touches to make the motel look lovely, fresh and updated. Uninterrupted views over Mangonui harbour directly...More

Thank 423ROE
Response from Esquire M, Manager at Esquire MotelResponded 10 December 2016

Thanks for the lovely review guys. Always nice to know what we're doing right (or wrong). Looking forward to seeing you here again. Cheers, Steve.

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Refrigerator in room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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